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20 Medicinal Pot Dispensaries to Open in Massachusetts

The state's Department of Public Health announced Friday morning the 20 applicants that will be receiving medicinal marijuana licenses to operate in Massachusetts.

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File photo.
The Department of Public Health announced Friday morning the 20 applicants that will be awarded medicinal marijuana licenses to operate in Massachusetts.

Dispensaries will be located in Mashpee, Dennis, Taunton, Fairhaven, Salem, Haverhill, Holyoke, Northampton, Lowell, Ayer, Newton, Cambridge, Brookline, Quincy, Plymouth Brockton, Boston, Milford and Worcester, according to the announcement.

More than 100 groups applied for licenses to open medical pot shops around the state. The licenses were awarded by county.

Check out the complete list here

Do you support the use of medical marijuana? 

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Whisky February 01, 2014 at 11:13 AM
No, Louis http://swampscott.wickedlocal.com/article/20140131/NEWS/140139199
Karen Reinhardt February 03, 2014 at 12:44 AM
Terry Date is a loss. He did a yeoman's job, and treated the Patch like it was his family. And, he was a responsible reporter. There's no longer any reason to turn to the Patch. Why would a business advertise in a dead periodical?
Glenn Kessler February 03, 2014 at 12:18 PM
I just spoke with Terry and wished him well. I first met him when he covered Sunday morning softball, and since that time I found him to be an honest broker of the news even if we disagreed on issues. I am skeptical about the Item; they don't even send a reporter to our BOS mtgs., and yet find the time to editorialize about our town. We can only hope that the Reporter (who I've heard) has hired a replacement for Katrina Powell, will work with reporter Neil Zolot to cover our town and give it the attention that we deserve. Good luck Terry wherever you land!

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